The Neurobiology of Painting
International Review of Neurobiology
Edited byEdited by
- Ronald Bradley, Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Baton Rouge, U.S.A.
- R. Adron Harris, PhD , University of Texas, USA
- Peter Jenner, King's College, London, U.K. Head of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Division
The book presents a basis for the interaction of the brain and nervous system with painting, music and literature, and a discussion of art from multiple facets â such as anatomy, migraine, illusion and evolutionary biology. The book explores several aspects of the neurobiology of painting, including evolutionary neurobiology, sensation vs. perception, the visual brain and how the mind works, and also explores the affects of brain disorders and trauma on artist, with a concluding chapter on Frida Kahlo and the spinal cord injury that influenced her painting.